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When I was a kid, I would draw spooky night scenes. There’d be an old, scraggly tree sitting atop a hill and lightning coming from ominous looking clouds. 67 more words

Tyler Strittmatter

It's Just A Bunch Of Hocus Pocus

Halloween is fast approaching. Planning a party? Do you want to send some spooky thoughtfulness? These are easy, affordable, and stirs up that All Hallow’s Eve feeling. 174 more words

Mildred Hilliard

Hello, readers! I have returned. I know you were all just waiting on the edges of your seats to read some more death records.

The sweet little baby in the above picture is Mildred Elizabeth (or Elizabeth Mildred; I’ve read and heard conflicting things) Hilliard, the older sister of my maternal grandmother (henceforth known as “Grandmama”). 292 more words


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Simon Perchik is an attorney whose poems have appeared in Partisan Review, The Nation, Poetry, Osiris, The New Yorker and elsewhere. His most recent collection is  77 more words

What's on your gravestone? 

What’s on your gravestone? This was the questioned asked to me this morning at church. And of course it made me think…

What would be on my gravestone? 190 more words